The Easter egg hunt broke up a Sunday sleep-in: I'm getting to understand how my kids learn

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By Nicki St George April 13, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St. George is part of a team of parents who are reporting each week on […]

COVID results for the Region of Halton - Burlington numbers are re-assuring

By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Data – data and more data. Getting a grip on what is actually happening in Burlington […]

Raw cookie dough as a bed time treat; a 'quarantini' to celebrate the end of chemotherapy

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By Nicki St George April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Nicki St George is the mother of two, Leo 11 and Bea 8. She is […]

City to hold a second Town Hall call-in on April 14th

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is going to host a second town hall – April 14 from 7 to 9 […]

How to protect your private information online


By Clair Nash April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON As our online life continues to grow so do the risks involved in managing so much of […]

The kids are back in school - just not in classrooms - it is going to be an interesting and revealing week for everyone

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By Pepper Parr April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Students will not be on school buses for the next couple of months. Classrooms won’t have […]

Easter is about more than chocolate and painted eggs - Palm Sunday ahead of us.

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By Pepper Parr April 4TH, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Easter isn’t about coloured eggs and the Easter Bunny. Starts with Palm Sunday, then Good Friday, then […]

District school board expects the school year to start September 8th - between now and then all options are on the table

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By Staff April 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Someone seems to have forgotten to do a reality check. The Halton District School Board today released […]

Cheesecake on the doorstep; an obstinate at times daughter, a husband missing sports but I can take a long bath

The sands on Beachway do shift.

By Nicki St George April 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care […]

Classes start again - lessons will be delivered electronically.

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By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The students will be back in school – no later than next week. Directors of Education […]

A mother’s journal of her first week of self-isolation with Leo, 8 and Bea, 6

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By Nicki St. George March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking […]

A pandemic appears to be something too many people in Burlington don't understand

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By Pepper Parr March 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We received the following from a trusted source: I am told on good authority Spencer Smith […]

Now that you know you are going to have the kids at home for at least two weeks - maybe more - what do you do with them?

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By Pepper Parr March 20, 2020 – 6:06am BURLINGTON, ON   One of the people we turn to for advice and comment on the work […]

How is the virus affecting people? Who is really at risk and what they can do.

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By Staff March 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are a number of very authoritative sources on just what the COVID-19 virus does to people. […]

Region answers Gazette questions - MoH said: 'We only have one shot at this' - stay home.

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By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2020 6:40 pm BURLINGTON, ON This is a very dynamic and fluid situation. Information does change. We are now adding […]

Fifth case of COVID19 in Halton revealed today


By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health for Halton Region today confirmed the fifth case of COVID-19 […]

Freeman Station: Also closed for the duration of the CORVID19 pandemic

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ron Danielsen President, Friends of Freeman Station announced yesterday that : “In order to help contain the […]

To the information junkies – knock yourselves out!

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Aldershot resident Tom Muir found a web site that is a “goldmine” for the information junkies. Click […]

Public School Board asks parents to keep in touch

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a letter to parents and guardians of Halton District school board students, the Director of Education […]

Keeping calm and vigilant, and maintaining our humanity by looking out for each other, will get us through this

By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall announced Friday afternoon that all public indoor facilities were being closed. The purpose of this […]

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